Aion 5 hours site maintenance on July 28

Aion team announced site maintenance on July 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. PDT (more) that will last approximately 5 hours . Some of the changes coming to the website are:

  1. My Aion: Main character selector (carries over to forum login) – This will let you change your main character.
  2. My Aion: Level History – You can see a progression of your level history.
  3. My Aion: Friends & Legions – Be able to see if your friends or legion mates are online from the website!
  4. My Aion: 3D Character Viewer – Still has a few kinks, but we’ve upgraded the 3D character viewer.
  5. My Aion: Base Stats (missing stats should now be showing)
  6. Server Info: New Abyss maps (Balurea)
  7. Forums: Incorrectly redirecting users – This issue should be resolved.

 

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New Aion Godstones

The Aion 2.6 update introduces seven new Godstones that can be acquired from the bonus stage of the Crucible Challenge. In the Crucible Challenge, players will receive a repeatable quest to defeat Vanktrist SpaceTwine five times. Once the repeatable quest is completed five times, a rift to the bonus stage will open at the final stage of the Crucible Challenge. In the bonus stage, players will face off against the Tiamat Assassin or an NPC of the opposing race, both of which have a chance to drop some nice loot. The Tiamat Assassin has a chance to drop a wide range of items, including Enchantment Stones, Manastones, and Balic crafting materials.
 
The NPC of the opposing race also has a chance to drop Enchantment Stones and Manastones, but also Gold Medals, Platinum Medals, and the new Cru...

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New Aion Pet – Worg of the Dead

Aion team announced today new auto-looting pet – Worg of Dead, which can be purchased in Aion Store
 

 

It’s not cuddly, but this snarling bundle of claws and fangs will be your new best friend. The Worg of the Dead might be undead, blood-soaked, and look as if it could eat other pets for breakfast, but it’s got more than just its awesome good looks. Your loyal worg will automatically loot your kills for you, so you’ll never overlook a spellbook or a dagger again.

After your purchase, you can apply your new pet to each character on your account. Then after you log in to the game, your character will receive a pet egg in the in-game express mail...

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NCsoft at Pax East 2011

Pax East 2011 is only several hours away and if you were lucky enough to get your pass on time you have a great chance to talk with members of the Aion, City of Heroes, Guild Wars 2, Lineage development and community teams. On the official NCsoft site you can check out the schedule for details. Also, NCsoft players and their PAX East 2011 friends are invited to the NCsoft Boston Meet & Greet on Friday, March 11, 2011 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel.

Valid Photo ID required for admission. No one under 18 admitted without parent or legal guardian. Due to space limitations, admission to the event is limited and is granted based on a first-come, first-served basis to the capacity of the venue.

NCsoft Boston Meet & Greet 2011

When:
Friday, March 11, 2011
7 p.m.–10 p.m.

Where:
Westi...

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New Aion Rifting and Abyss Point Events

After maintenance scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2011, two events will start:

Behind Enemy Lines – Rifting Event

This rifting event continues until March 23, 2011 and will end at maintenance. During this rifting event, we’ll remove the defensive buffs in Heiron and Beluslan. The defensive buffs will remain in place in Eltnen and Morheim.

For War and Glory – AP Event

This event focuses on Abyss Points (AP)—specifically, letting you get more AP and keep more. AP loss from PvP encounters in the Abyss and Silentera Canyon will be reduced by 50%, all other areas of the game will deliver the normal amount of AP loss...

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Aion Welcome Back Week

Aion’s latest Reactivation Celebration lasts for one full week, beginning at 8:00 AM PST on Thursday, March 24th, 2011 and running until 8:00 AM PST on Thursday, March 31st, 2011.
 
During the Reactivation Celebration players will also enjoy:

 
– The ‘For War and Glory’ AP Event, which reduces the amount of AP lost from PvP encounters in the Abyss and Silentera Canyon, and increases the amount of AP gained from slaying monsters in the Abyss and Silentera Canyon.

For additional information head over to official site.

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NCSoft Sends Donation to the People of Japan

Official announcement:

NCsoft sends its most heart-felt condolences to the victims and people of Japan. As such, NCsoft will donate 500 million Yen (approx 4.5 million Euros/3.9 million GBP/6.3 million USD) to restoration of damages in the region. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan.

NCsoft senior executive Sung Joon Park stated, “In order to support those who have suffered from the earthquake and to help restoration, we decided to donate 500 million Yen, which corresponds to one month of sales.” He also added that, “We’ll maintain the service with the minimal electricity and personnel. Maintaining daily life is also important; therefore, we plan to uphold the service...

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